Talking about service industries such as finances, trade or IT? All those dealing with more abstract concepts than the classical product industries. Therefore it’s harder to present those business sectors visually, to make your presentation more engaging. People respond to visual information faster, thus it’s still worth investing a bit time to illustrate properly your document.
Many presentations are made a day before meetings, if not an hour :). No wonder they look pretty default. Don’t lose the power of your final data presentation due to lack of preparation time.
Wanna know how you can quickly replace default data table or charts with something more attractive? Keep reading.
If you want to tell a story in your presentation, show it as a series of events in a chronological order. A nicely-designed timeline is what you need to make your slides visually compelling.
For showing detailed plans, there are numerous specialized tools for project management (just google for Gantt charts apps). However, sometimes simplicity is the best path. That’s why here we propose several ways you can do quickly a fancy timeline in a PowerPoint. A timeline that is flexible to show any events and comments. Plus it’s very easy to create and edit.
Visualizations act as a campfire around which we gather to tell stories.
– Al Shalloway
Visualization is a powerful way to simplify data that hard to understand and show it in an insightful form.
Have you ever thought about creating attractive infographics yourself? You can do it pretty fast using only PowerPoint and I will show how easy it is.
For the past few months, our dear designers worked pretty hard. They did a massive update of our PowerPoint diagrams and icon sets. We hope you’ll enjoy the new slide graphics.
Tables are everywhere in business – price lists, KPI comparisons, project meetings, quarter review meet-ups, accounting audits… Sounds familiar? We use tables a lot, they are one of the most common ways to present data. Making a table in PowerPoint or Excel is simple and quick. However, usually, those tables look pretty boring. It’s time to change that!
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I’ve always erred on the side of a thousand words, but that makes sense – I’m a writer, not a designer.
Do you use lists and agendas often in your presentations?
SWOT analysis is an often-heard word in our world. Students on business courses start learning it from the very first year 🙂 Then managers and operational executives on team meetings trying to make their employees think and distinguish unique advantages and disadvantages of products, projects or their work. How to grab attention to all issues of SWOT presentation? Here are a few tips for making an appealing presentation of all SWOT categories. So you can be a star of your next strategic analysis meeting :).
Many of us have heard of the marketing mix and 4P’s, but is it so crucial to understanding the model all marketers are talking about? Today we’ll try to figure out why we need this particular analysis while creating new products and pushing them into new markets or maybe we don’t need it so much and our companies can still exist without digging deeply into it.